Accomplished project managers understand that it’s not always smart to play it safe. Most people with project management experience are familiar with Cobb’s Paradox.
You’ve gathered input and heard people out, and then made the ultimate decision – but now you’ve got a team of unhappy staff members who wish it had gone a different way.
One of the most frustrating things for managers is to discover a team is focused on the wrong things.
My current definition of Business Utopia: IT and business folks working together to build solutions to real problems with appropriate technology. I see so much good technology gone bad, because, IMHO, these two factions aren’t translating between their different languages. …